Commodore Perry Hill Collection, 1885-1982 (R0125)

2.5 cubic foot (106 folders, 3 volumes, 91 photographs)

 Finding Aid

The Commodore Perry Hill Collection contains newspaper clippings, maps, miscellaneous items, and photographs pertaining to lead mining and related railroad development in the Old Lead Belt, principally of Saint Francois and Madison counties in southeastern Missouri. The collection is a result of a thirty-year avocational interest in the history of the Old Lead Belt by Commodore Perry Hill, Jr.